In the round-up: Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne believes BMW and the Germany-based Toyota F1 teams made a mistake by leaving the sport when they did.
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Marchionne: Alfa Romeo return ‘possible’ with another team (F1i)
"Being associated with Formula One would be ideal. I think the Germans (BMW and Cologne-based Toyota) were wrong to leave the sport in 2008-2009."
'F1 needs more races to crack the United States, not only a team' (Sky)
Ryan Hunter-Reay: "I think Formula 1 racing in general can do it, but it is going to take more of a presence in the United States other than just a team that calls itself 'USF1' even though it is based in the UK, which it has to be I think."
Grosjean: 'I would've needed someone to punch me and say, 'What's going on?' (Motorsport)
"I did forget about F1. I was watching the grands prix and thinking it was over."
Renault took too long to fix problems (Autosport)
"There is one area we didn't really pick up a problem, which was driveability around 8,000-9,000 revs and this was a real problem through winter testing."
Ricciardo praises Kvyat for season turnaround (Crash)
"He has some good qualifying and races, so throughout the season he is showing some signs."
Why Formula 1 needs Ferrari (Motorsport magazine)
"How would F1 look without Ferrari? Bereft, I'm afraid. F1 relies on its image even more than Ferrari and Ferrari is a far greater component of F1's image than vice versa."
The Essential... Sergio Perez (F1)
"We play a kind of tennis - and the one who loses gets a hit in the face. That is pretty rude, but that’s what we do every race weekend."
'Dodgems at 100 mph vs. chess at 200 mph' -- can Formula E rival F1? (CNN)
"We know the top speed in a city center ePrix is around 134-137 mph (215-220 kph) and F1 cars reach 174 mph (280 kph) in Monaco. So F1 is still a bit quicker."
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The FIA announced its controversial superlicence points system one year ago today. In its original guise it would have deemed many current drivers unfit to compete in F1 at the point when they entered the sport, and was subsequently revised.